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Den of Thieves (2018)

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A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

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Christian Gudegast

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Butler ... 'Big Nick' O'Brien
Pablo Schreiber ... Ray Merrimen
O'Shea Jackson Jr. ... Donnie Wilson
50 Cent ... Enson Levoux (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
Meadow Williams ... Holly
Maurice Compte ... Benny 'Borracho' Magalon
Brian Van Holt ... Murph Connors
Evan Jones ... Bo 'Bosco' Ostroman
Mo McRae ... Gus Henderson
Kaiwi Lyman ... 'Tony Z' Zapata
Dawn Olivieri ... Debbie O'Brien
Eric Braeden ... Ziggy Zerhusen
Jordan Bridges ... Lobbin' Bob
Lewis Tan ... Secret Service Lobby Guard #1
Cooper Andrews ... Mack
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Storyline

A gritty L.A crime saga which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan an impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles. Written by STXfilms

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Cops without limits. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Polynesian

Release Date:

19 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den of Thieves See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,206,108, 21 January 2018

Gross USA:

$44,947,622

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,509,622
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(unrated DVD)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gerard Butler and his crew are loosely based on former ATF agent, Jay Dobyns, who consulted on the film. Dobyns is best known for his undercover work and his willingness to infiltrate crime organizations, much like Gerard Butler's character. Dobyns makes a cameo in the film at the bar Donnie works at in LA, closing his tab at the bar. See more »

Goofs

The "leader" of the gang says the federal reserve bank deletes the serial numbers of bills when they are shredded.

This is not true.

The federal reserve bank does not do this, it would be the Treasury that could do it but they do not do it since they need to keep a record of all serial numbers ever printed. See more »

Quotes

Ray Merrimen: I ain't cuffin' up
'Big Nick' O'Brien: That's ok. I don't bring my cuffs anyway.
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Alternate Versions

German distributor Concorde chose to cut approx. 16 minutes from the movie to tighten the pace (removed were mostly family related scenes with Butler's character Nick). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: 12 Strong/Den of Thieves (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Our Demons (Pair of Arrows Remix)
Written by Justin Boreta, Edward Ma, Josh Mayer (as Joshua Mayer), and Aja Volkman
Performed by The Glitch Mob
Courtesy of Glass Air Records, LLC
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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Classic Cops and Robbers flick- best firefights since Heat!
24 April 2018 | by TheDevilsNotetakerSee all my reviews

This is a classic cops and robbers tale of the type you don't see anymore, plus being a huge fan of Butler loved it even more. Macho testosterone fueled action of the type Arnold, Stallone and Willis did back in the 80's and 90's. Butler is Far superior as a action star than Statham or The Rock. A true successor to those 80's icons.

Sure its not gonna win any Oscars but for a plain good time with tons of action and macho posturing, and for a welcome change from all the Netflix Sci-Fi fare, this is all you need!

Plus its has the best gunfights since DeNiro and Pacino went at it in Heat. Trust me you don't wanna miss the gunfights.


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